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. but take a close look at that portrait. that's not president reagan it's california governor reagan. california might not be the party savior anymore. out here r might as well stand for "rust." only 15 will be republicans in the next congress. that's six fewer than two years ago. in sacramento where reagan cut its chops, for the first time in 150 years they don't have control of the houses. here to talk about it joe garofoli, welcome back inside "the war room," joe. >> good to be here. >> explain what a supermajority is? >> two-thirds. basically it's veto proof. they are talking about reforming prop 13, the landmark tax measure that came out 30 years ago. >> the california republican at their best is different from a national republican. >> exactly. >> at one point i look at the national republican party saying to heck with california we have texas. but if the california -- the republican party wants to build and rebrand to fit into that isn't that sort of suicide here in state? >> absolutely. romney made no appearances here. the national ticket as totally blown
, the answer is very troubling. california public school teachers who lost six of their own in the newtown shooting, they are actually invested in the private equity firm that owns some of the world's biggest gun manufacturers. as we reported after the aurora shooting this past spring, cerberus kappel owns the freedom group, the world's largest firearm distributor. the freedom group produces over half of all semi-automatic rifles sold every year including the one that was used in the newtown massacre. the california teacher a pension fund has about $751 million invested in the company that is responsible for that, cerberus. late yesterday a spokesman for the fund told the sacramento beat that the pension fund was considering pulling its investment out of cerberus, saying "events that occurred in connecticut are a wakeup call to re-examine our investments." the california teacher's pension fund has a lot of money for those investments. $155 billion overall to be exact. remember $751 million of that is with cerberus.
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but the panacea that its proponents promised. california once ranked 7th, has now dropped to 35th. it has the highest debt and lowest credit rating of any state in the country. this can be blamed in part on proposition 13. but californians had a little bit of an awaking this year and they voted for proposition 30 which temporarily raises income taxes for the wealthy and sales taxes for everyone with rev views going towards education, and now there is word that the state is expected to have a billion dollars surplus, california, in 2014! when they had a $42 billion deficit in january 2009. they are going to have a billion dollars surplus. maybe congressional republicans dealing with the fiscal cliff should take note. coming to us from sacramento is the former california state treasurer that lead the commission that was tasked with figuring out the financial meltdown. welcome inside "the war room." >> good to be with you. >> jennifer: all right. what do you credit the expected surplus to? growing economy? prop 30? what is it? >> the economy is beginning to inch back in
, boy ♪ ♪ which side are you on ♪ >> jennifer: let's start tonight with one of california's most significant contributions to the world... blue jeans! during the gold rush, bavarian immigrant began making durable cotton pants for miners seeking their fortune in the california hills. that man was levi strauss. now, 140 years later 450 million pairs of jeans are sold every year in the u.s. alone. now, you would think with that volume, the manufacturing process would be totally mechanized but actually a lot of it is still done by hand. a typical pair of jeans is made from 15 individual pieces, someone has to oversee cutting all of those pieces and sew them together and as you can see in this discovery channel documentary, the seams get ironed out flat then the zipper and the rivets are attached and finally, because who wants new-looking jeans they get distressed. workers put them on giant rubber legs that get blown up like balloons and then they give some rough treatment to them so they really look like they came out of
. in california there is a bill tightening california's ammunitions restrictions. but even as those good ideas take shape there are a lot of bad ideas lurking around the corner. take virginia governor's plan to arm teachers. really think about it. teachers with guns in charge of five years olds. >> school administrators should have guns under lock and key if that principal could have been able to have a gun, and step in and kill him, we would have saved a lot of lives. >> jennifer: republican lawmakers in tennessee also plan to introduce a similar session. and republican lawmakers in south dakota, oklahoma texas, florida, minnesota, they have all expressed support for arming school teachers. one bad idea after another. but wait a second perhaps the most ludicrous idea came from special correspondent megan [ inaudible ]. she propose he teach students to take down killers themselves. she wrote . . . seriously! let's train kamikaze kindergartners to take down crazed killers. that idea is by far the worst. for more on this story, i welcome inside "the war room" "mother jones" se
to glaciers in the united states, of course, in california. these cameras can operate in temperatures in the mean news 30s and minus minus 40s. extreme rainfall. extremely teach snowfall, and they keep working. it's incredible that our little robots our r 2 d 2s are out there. and as we speak 34 of them them around the world just clicked their eyes home with purpose of what is going on. >> jennifer: how many cameras were put in place. >> in 2027 2007, we put out 25 cameras. i believe some of the time lapses at the end. >> to about the four and a half year mark. the coverage in a that you see ends in approximately late 2011. >> jennifer: it's amazing to me that this is a period of time that is very short in terms of the evolution of the planet, and people are assumeing that climate change is happening over a long period of time, not a short period of time. and yet you were able to capture this evidence in a short period of time. smith has been asked to chair the science committee. i charge you and beg you to get him to watch your movie. i age that appointment would disturb you. >> in f
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that. when you look at what they did bringing in richard from california called an enemy of the earth he took over on somebody's slot on the interior committee because he was able to raise a lot of money. boehner is doing a similar thing here. here's the thing. the republicans have a choice. they have term limits for their committee chairs. they could have extended the term of illiana, a latina from florida. they did not. the one person who got an extension, paul ryan. so i wonder if illiana had to go why does paul get to stay? could be the money. could be the gender. could be the race. should have been both of them or neither of them. >> jennifer: it is a good lesson -- of course, you and i are big encouragers of women to run for office. that money component of running campaigns is not going away. women have to be unafraid of being able to ask for contributions knowing that it's not about them but about the cause that they wish to pursue. >> that's right. the latest polling that we've seen from the fo
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